Lansing Community College Reviews
LCC is a good place to start if you want to go into the sciences on a low budget before transferring. The teachers are qualified in their fields with plenty of experience. Some are quirky but all of them were thorough in the subject they teach. With a little patience you can get along with the rest of the school. I'm not a fan of their writing department and would suggest help from elsewhere if possible. Things to avoid are the financial office, admissions office, and counselors, I don't know if they know what they are doing, I have heard stories of lost credits and "accidental" dropped courses before the term was up. I almost couldn't finish a year after they "misplaced" my files, but thankfully my classes weren't canceled.
Lansing Community College is a great place to go before transferring. I will be transferring to pursue a BA in Illustration next year, and by going to LCC first, I have saved a great deal of time and money. LCC offers a wide range of art classes, from airbrush techniques to animation, which can really help an artist to experiment and know where their passions lie. The simple, straight-forward classes are backed by teachers who really love what they teach, which has fostered in me an excitement for getting work done and setting new goals. It wasn't until I learned about LCC that I started thinking that I really might have what it takes to get a degree, and for that I am thankful.
Anyone who thinks that online classes at LCC are easy is deluding himself. Academically, the online classes are actually more difficult than those held on campus. Students are informed that a class will require x number of hours per week, but it's usually a few more than the number given. Instructors are easily accessible by email, discussion forum, or chat. They are friendly, and really know their stuff! Fair but firm - instructors at LCC expect 100% from their students because they GIVE 100%.
The biggest reason I attended this school was because it was promoted by my high school, and it was decently close to me. My experience with this school was horrible, the years that I attended there was a lot of construction so classes were always being interrupted, and the parking situation is horrible. Students have to pay for parking, and for students who already have to spend 10 dollars a day to drive to school, it gets to be too much. Some of the instructors were okay, but I had a couple who didn't seem to care much about thier job which made it hard to learn in those classes.